August 06, 2009: Youth Parliament Pakistan demanded that the
Federal Government should invoke Article 6 against Gen
Musharraf to usurp the Constitution.
The resolution presented by Mr. Sufian Ahmed Bajar
(YP39-PUNJAB20) was adopted in the house, which discussed that
Gen Musharraf should be tried under Article 6 of the
Constitution for suspending the Constitution and overthrowing
an elected government. This act would impede any future
attempts to derail democracy in Pakistan.
Mr. Zameer Malik (YP50-SINDH02) and Mr. Asad Asghar Janjua
(YP37-PUNJAB18) moved the resolution to reject any proposal of
division of provinces especially Punjab on the basis of
language and ethnicity. This resolution was rejected by the
house and the Youth Parliamentarians supported the division of
provinces on administrative basis to minimize the situation of
anarchy in the country.
A calling attention notice was moved by Mr. Mohsin Saeed
(YP29-PUNJAB10) to draw the attention of Honourable Youth
Prime Minister to the foreign intervention in Balochistan and
Swat region. While discussing the issue, Leader of the house,
through the platform of Youth Parliament, made an appeal to
the Government of Pakistan to develop a comprehensive policy
to deal with the foreign interventions in all parts of the
Another resolution was presented by Mr. Abdullah Zaidi
(YP53-SINDH05) to extend the Military operation, started from
Malakand, to Waziristan region and to negate the possibility
of any negotiation with the militants. This resolution was
rejected by the house with majority which favoured that door
of the dialogue should always be open to every one.
Ms. Hira Batool Rizvi (YP15-NWFP03) moved the resolution to
study and use of alternate energy resource to alleviate the
energy crises of Pakistan. After debate the resolution was
unanimously adopted by the house.
Leader of the House referred the motion about focusing on
better training of law enforcement and civil defence forces to
blunt the impact of terrorism in the country to the Youth
Parliament Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence.
The motion was moved by Mr. Waqar Ahmed (YP25-PUNJAB06).
Mir Fahad Iqbal (YP61-SINDH13) presented the resolution
that Government of Pakistan should cease the culture of
nepotism in government departments. Members of Youth
Parliament also criticized the huge size of the cabinet whose
members are perceived to have failed to discharge their
responsibilities. This resolution was adopted with majority by
Patterned after the National Assembly of Pakistan, the
Youth Parliament Pakistan consists of 64 young men and women
who represent the four provinces,
FATA, FANA, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad Capital
Territory in proportion to the population of these units.
The Youth Parliament follows its own two-Party System,
an elected Leader of the House or Youth Prime
Minister, Leader of the Opposition, a Youth
Cabinet, a Shadow Cabinet and Standing